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1869 Pictorial Issue

Lots 1602-1611 Lots 1612-1614

Lot 1602 o   

1869, 1¢-2¢, 6¢-12¢ with "Hiogo, Japan" cancellations, group of five stamps, each with "Hiogo, Japan" double-circle cancellation; few faults including 1¢ trimmed, F.-V.F. and rare group used in Japan.
Scott No. 112-113, 115-117; $4,700    Estimate $400 - 600.

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Current Opening Bid: $200

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Lot 1603    

1869, 2¢ brown, without grill, full o.g., centered to upper right with design clear of perfs, fresh with rich color, F.-V.F. for this, a very rare without grill variety with approximately a dozen examples known including a block of four, many many of which are faulty and/or cutting into the design; signed with W.H. Colson handstamp, with 2020 P.S.A.G. certificate.
Scott No. 113b    $14,000.

AN EXTREMELY RARE SOUND ORIGINAL GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 2¢ PICTORIAL ISSUE WITHOUT GRILL.

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Current Opening Bid: $2,400

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Lot 1604    

1869, 3¢ ultramarine, vertical two-thirds used as 2¢, pair of one thirds tied by grid cancel to small piece of Luray, Va. tax document, Very Fine and rare, Scott retail $10,000 for use of vertical two thirds on cover, ex-Green; with 1988 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 114c    Estimate $750 - 1,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $350

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Lot 1605    

1869, 3¢ ultramarine, diagonal two-thirds used as 2¢, bottom right two thirds tied by cork cancel to small piece of Luray, Va. tax document, Very Fine and rare, Scott retail $10,000 for use of vertical two thirds on cover, the more common vertical bisect is known on similar documents; with 2006 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 114c var.    Estimate $750 - 1,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $350

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Lot 1606    

1869, 6¢ ultramarine, part o.g., fresh with strong bright color, Fine.
Scott No. 115    $2,500.

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Current Opening Bid: $140

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Lot 1607 o   

1869, 10¢ yellow, well centered with bright color, cancelled by U.S. Postal Agency at Nagasaki Japan "Cross" cancel, Very Fine and choice example; with 1997 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 116    Estimate $300 - 400.

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Current Opening Bid: $140

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Lot 1608    

1869, 15¢ brown & blue, type II, slightly disturbed o.g., rich vibrant colors, Fine and scarce.
Scott No. 119    $2,750.

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Current Opening Bid: $240

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Lot 1609 ()   

1869, 30¢ ultramarine & carmine, without gum, rich colors and wide margins, Very Fine; with 1986 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 121    $1,450.

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Current Opening Bid: $260

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Lot 1610 o   

1869, 30¢ ultramarine & carmine, exceedingly well centered within unusually wide margins, strong colors, cancelled by bold strike of U.S. Postal Agency at Shanghai Circle of Wedges cancel, Extremely Fine and choice.
Scott No. 121    Estimate $500 - 750.

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Current Opening Bid: $240

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Lot 1611 o   

1869, 30¢ ultramarine & carmine, nicely centered with rich colors, cancelled by bold U.S. Postal Agency at Nagasaki, Japan "Broken Cross" cancel, Very Fine and choice strike; with 1990 P.F. certificate (declines opinion on origin of cancel, although clearly in error).
Scott No. 121    Estimate $400 - 600.

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Current Opening Bid: $190

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